BS 10008 Evidential Weight and Legal Admissibility of Electronic Information

BS 10008 is the British Standard that outlines best practice for the management and storage of electronic data. It is designed to help you verify and authenticate all your information to avoid the legal pitfalls of data storage. BS 10008 outlines best practice for transferring electronic data between systems and migrating paper records to digital files. It also gives guidelines for managing the availability and accessibility of any records that could be required as legal evidence.

Are you ready for BS 10008?

Whether you’re new to BS 10008 or want to take your expertise further, we have the right training courses, resources and services. We offer service packages that can be customized to your business to jumpstart the way you manage electronic information – cutting the cost of services you don’t need. A package of BS 10008 products and services can be designed to remove the complexity of getting you where you want to be, whatever your starting point.

What are the benefits of BS 10008?

Apply BS 10008 to your electronic information management and you will have better processes in place to deal with copyright, tracking and verification issues. It also covers how to migrate paper records to microform or digital format without compromising quality. This will save you the cost of paper storage, while reducing the amount of paper your use contributes to your organization’s environmental credentials. BS 10008 also outlines ways to authenticate encrypted data and electronic signatures – helping you to align BS 10008 processes with your information security policies. And you’ll have processes in place to make the way you manage data over longer periods more straightforward, including migration during technology upgrades. Plus you’ll be in a better position to manage the risk of losing data – electronic information can be backed-up and protected more effectively than paper records at risk of physical damage.